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Harishchandrapur I (community development block)

Harishchandrapur I
হরিশ্চন্দ্রপুর I সমষ্টি উন্নয়ন ব্লক
Community development block
Harishchandrapur I is located in West Bengal
Harishchandrapur I
Harishchandrapur I
Location in West Bengal, India
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Malda
 • Total 171.40 km2 (66.18 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 162,369
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Maldaha Uttar
Vidhan Sabha constituency Harishchandrapur, Chanchal
Website .in.nicmalda

Harishchandrapur I (community development block) is an administrative division in Chanchal subdivision of Malda district in the Indian state of West Bengal. Harishchandrapur police station serves this block. Headquarters of this block is at Harishchandrapur.[1]


Harishchandrapur is located at .

Harishchandrapur I community development block has an area of 171.40 km2.[2]

Gram panchayats

Gram panchayats of Harischandrapur I block/ panchayat samiti are: Kushida, Boroi, Rashidabad, Tulshihata, Bhingole, Mahendrapur and Harishchandrapur.[3]


As per 2001 census, Harishchandrapur I block has a total population of 162,369 out of which 83,122 were males and 79,247 were females. Harishchandrapur I block registered a population growth of 25.06 per cent during the 1991-2001 decade.[4] Decadal growth in West Bengal was 17.84 per cent.[5]


  1. ^ "Contact details of Block Development Officers". Malda district. West Bengal Government. Retrieved 2011-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Harishchandrapur I at a Glance". Maldah District. District administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  3. ^ "GPwise Population of Malda district". Malda district. Malda district administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  4. ^ "Census of India 2001, Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal, Table - 4". Maldah District (06). Government of West Bengal. Retrieved 2010-10-25. 
  5. ^ "Provisional Population Totals, West Bengal. Table 4". Census of India 2001. Census Commission of India. Retrieved 2011-01-20. 
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